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Milestones: Feb. 7, 1969

Married. Alan Paton, 66, South African author and outspoken critic of his nation's apartheid policies (Cry the Beloved Country); and Anne Hopkins, 41, his...

Milestones: Sep. 29, 1967

Born. To Princess Joan of Luxembourg, 32, younger daughter of former Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon, and Prince Charles, younger brother of Grand Duke...

Books: Short Notices: Mar. 18, 1966

MY BROTHER BRENDAN by Dominic Behan. 159 pages. Simon & Schuster. $4.50. The late Irish playwright Brendan Behan (The Hostage) and his younger, less...

Milestones: Apr. 9, 1965

Born. To Stefania Sandrelli, 20, sylphlike innocent angel of Seduced and Abandoned; and a lover whom she refuses to identify: a daughter; in Lausanne,...

Education: Catch for Chicago

When the University of Chicago's Chancellor Lawrence A. Kimpton submitted his resignation last March, a mighty talent hunt gripped the Midway. Out went letters...

Medicine: The Ultimate Parasite

(See Cover) The millions of invaders are borne in by air or water. Judged by the ordinary signs of life—growth, motion, the need for food—they are dead. One...

Education: Science at Oxbridge

The London Times feared that the upstart invasion might unbalance the ancient fortress of classical learning, and one frosty don complained that another...

Letters, may 25, 1959

The Tarheel State Sir: Like other enthusiastic Tarheels, I was greatly pleased with your May 4 article recognizing North Carolina's leadership in the South...

A Letter From The Publisher: Jul. 17, 1964

THE civil rights issue was close to the top of the news almost every place one looked in the U.S. last week—in Washington, throughout the South, and amid the...

Foreign News: A Lost Lady

Lara was "the purest thing in the world," and "nothing equaled her in spiritual beauty." She was like Russia itself: "martyred, stubborn, extravagant, crazy,...

Books: Teller of Tales

DOROTHY AND RED by Vincent Sheean. 363 pages. Houghton Mufflin. $6.95. This memoir begins in the breathless manner of a modern Ouida. The place: Berlin. The...

Research: Two Wets & a Dry

Among the many mysteries of life, none is more baffling than the mechanism by which impulses from the brain are transmitted along nerve fibers and eventually to...

People, Mar. 25, 1957

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: Multimillionaire (TransWorld Airlines, Hughes Aircraft Co., etc.) Howard Hughes, 51, for more than a...

Science: The Secret of Life

(See Cover) Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere into the here. Where did you get those eyes so blue? Out of the sky as I came through...

GERMANY: Kultur Man

When Thomas Mann came to America in 1938, he said simply: "Wherever I am is German culture." To Germans rallying against Hitler, or, like himself, driven into...

Science: Death of a Navigator

Historians differ about which battles were really decisive and about which great men of history were really great. Few will differ about Italian-born Physicist...

Books: Swede on a Tightrope

THE ETERNAL SMILE & OTHER STORIES (389 pp.)—Pār Lagerkvist—Random House ($4.50). Once upon a time a multitude of souls, sick & tired of living in eternity,...

DEFENSE: Knowledge Is Power

(See Cover) In the uneasy autumn of 1957, the U.S. is reluctantly grasping the full, unwelcome meaning of Russian-made metal objects orbiting around the...

The Time News Quiz: State of the Union

(THIS TEST COVERS THE PERIOD NOVEMBER 1953 TO FEBRUARY 1954) Prepared by The Editors of TIME in collaboration with Alvin C. Eurich and Elmo C. Wilson ...

Milestones: Mar. 2, 1970

Died. James Pringle, 51, veteran Associated Press war photographer; of cancer; in Rome. Pringle covered the Blitz, the Allies' advance across Europe, the Korean...